Playing Board Against Cognitive Decline

  Often times it is said and written that stimulating leisure activities may be protective against dementia, mainly through the enhancement of cognitive reserve. Engaging in stimulating activities, learning new things, and generally keeping one’s brain active, creates new neural connections, and therefore contribute to a greater cognitive reserve. In addition, leisure activities may also…

Caregiver Burden in China

We already wrote about “caregiver burden” in the past, a term that refers to the impact that caring for a person with dementia has on the carer. This impact can be physical, psychological, and economical, and is often quite substantial.   People living in a country we often write about, China, are no stranger to…